Five for Friday: Cleantech
Finland is renowned for being a leading tech hub and for having the freshest air in the world. It’s no surprise, then, that the country is also a leader in cleantech innovation.
Finnish startups win WWF’s Climate Solver Awards
Three Finnish cleantech startups, Norsepower, Fourdeg, and Parking Energy, have been awarded the annual Climate Solver Nordic Award by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).
INTENS sets sail with EUR 13 million funding
A consortium of 14 Finnish maritime companies and five research organisations has pledged 13 million euros to further digitalise the Finnish maritime ecosystem towards a smart and green future.
Eko Harden provides remedy in Italy
Finnish greentech remediation specialist Eko Harden Technologies is set to tackle Italy’s 6 000 polluted sites that require urgent remediation intervention.
EU funding for Finland-led wave energy project
The EU Horizon 2020 programme has granted five million euros in funding for a consortium to develop a power take-off (PTO) unit for a 1MW wave energy device.
Eagle Filters cleans up NYC electricity production
Finnish engineering firm Eagle Filters is supplying air intake filters for the Astoria Energy combined cycle plant in West Queens, which powers a considerable share of New York City.
Fortum gives Norway a high-power charge
Fortum Charge & Drive, in cooperation with Reitan Convenience, has opened the first high-powered charging station in Norway in a push to complete the first high-power charging corridor between Oslo, Stockholm and Helsinki by the end of 2018.
St1 launches bioethanol pilot project in Thailand
Finnish energy company St1 has completed the construction of a pilot plant in Thailand with local partner Ubon Bio Ethanol. There it will try out its Etanolix technology for the production of advanced ethanol from cassava waste for use as transport fuel.
Finland’s innovative approach to optimised living
As the fourth industrial revolution moves into our homes, access to data and control of energy use become keys to environmentally friendly and comfortable living. Based on this, everything from maintenance to washing laundry and charging vehicles can be optimised.
EKOGRID to enter Chinese remediation markets
Eko Harden Technologies, a Finnish specialist in greentech remediation, has entered into a marketing co-operation with CNCEC Environmental Protection (CNCEC).